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Equal Rights and Wrongs

Trash can showing ERA literature discarded.
Image credit: Freda Leinwand Photographs

On the 50th anniversary of the US Senate’s passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), leading experts on constitutional law, politics, gender, and race will explore the complex history and legacy of the ERA, female citizenship, and America's rights tradition more broadly.


Jamal Greene, Dwight Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Julie Suk, professor of law, Fordham University School of Law


Jane Kamensky, Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Director, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Harvard Radcliffe Institute, and Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

This event is offered in conjunction with the Schlesinger Library's Long 19th Amendment Project, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Harvard Radcliffe Institute, and Harvard University.

In addition, Harvard Radcliffe Institute gratefully acknowledges the Perrin Moorhead Grayson and Bruns Grayson Dean’s Leadership Fund for Academic Ventures, which is supporting this event.

Legal Experts Speak at Radcliffe Institute on 50th Anniversary of Equal Rights Amendment’s Senate Passage (Harvard Crimson, 3/23/22)

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Trash can showing ERA literature discarded.

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